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New Release: Connecting People to Work.Open in a New Window

Connecting People to Work: Workforce Intermediaries and Sector Strategies captures the expansion, diversification, and lessons learned by the sector field over the past decade.

 

States adopt new policies to close the skills gap.Open in a New Window

In 2014, states enacted legislation to close the skills gap by increasing access to career pathways, investing in job-driven training and sector partnerships, and setting policies to coordinate activities and collect outcome data across education, workforce, and other programs.

 

We're hiring! NSC seeks a new Office Manager.Open in a New Window

NSC is accepting applications to fill a full-time Office Manager position in our DC office. 

 

How many more skilled workers do we need?Open in a New Window

NSC’s new state policy report, How Many More Skilled Workers Do We Need?, lays out a way that states can compare the annual supply of newly trained workers to the number of job openings in the state, and measure gaps between supply and demand. 

 

NSC supports WIOA.Open in a New Window

NSC recently wrote to the sponsors of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), expressing support for the bill’s passage. 

 

Sector partnership funding available in OH.Open in a New Window

Governor Kasich’s Administration has unveiled the Industry Workforce Alliance Pilot Initiative to support regional sector partnerships. State support for sector partnerships has been a priority of the Ohio Workforce Coalition (OWC), which has worked at length with the Administration to achieve this success.

 

Side-by-side analysis of WIOA.Open in a New Window

Following the introduction of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), NSC prepared a side-by-side analysis comparing the occupational training and adult education provisions in WIOA, earlier House and Senate WIA bills, and current law. 

 

NSC responds to career pathways request.Open in a New Window

NSC recently submitted comments to the Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services on career pathways approaches for the delivery of education, training and employment, and human services.

 

Leadership Spotlight: Elisabeth Buck.Open in a New Window

Elisabeth Buck is the Chief Community Impact Officer for United Way of Central Iowa and a member of NSC’s Leadership Council. Elisabeth has been involved with NSC for more than three years and was a member of the Iowa delegation that received the State of Action Award at NSC’s 2014 Skills Summit.

 

WDQC releases federal recommendations.Open in a New Window

Building on the principles in its policy agenda, WDQC has released specific recommendations for federal action—both legislative and administrative—that would support better data for accountability, transparency and program improvement.

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